bringing change and understanding

bringing change and understanding

Richard Hooker and the Via Media

I am preparing to preach on my hero, Richard Hooker tomorrow, Wednesday 4/11. There is a very inspiring piece in a book ... Read More


Trinity College Theological School in Melbourne is partnering with St James' Institute in Sydney and offering a series o... Read More

GENDER-BASED BELIEF: A New Ethic for Christianity

Gender-Balanced Belief: A New Ethic for Christianity: a new book by Mavis Rose Gender-Balanced Belief calls on the chu... Read More

Simone Weil and the gift of inarticulacy

  How not to live in lockdown Simone Weil (1909-1943) is a thinker of ‘asphasia’: the inability to speak ... Read More

The Case for Open Borders in Theological Study

Recently a female seminarian posted the following lament on Twitter: “You’d think after all these years in semina... Read More

The New Scapegoats

The New Scapegoats: The clergy victims of the Anglican Church sexual abuse crisis, by Muriel Porter (Morning Star Publis... Read More


  As I prepare on a Saturday for the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, to preside at the Eucharist, I am someti... Read More

A healthy antidote to Scriptural literalism of any sort

There have been some very public debates within the Church of Ireland and the Presbyterian Church in Ireland about the d... Read More

Are ‘conservative evangelicals’ really conservative and evangelical?

There are stages in my life when I have been strongly influenced by the Evangelical tradition, a tradition that has help... Read More

Why the Church needs to recover a teaching of the Trinity that is relevant today

The comedian Brendan Grace has given us the urchin-like Dublin street child he names ‘Bottler.’ He once told of a co... Read More

Four Rivers Bookshop

  Established in 1977, Four Rivers Bookshop is located in Griffith New South Wales. The phrase ”Four Rivers... Read More

A Challenge to Complementarians

The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to b... Read More

Kevin Giles

Is God Male?  Kevin Giles For the last forty years, the traditional way of speaking and thinking of God as a ... Read More

Kevin Giles

          Complementarians and Abuse of Women: Kevin Giles' Newest Book Giles explores two church bodies: SBC a... Read More

Dear Archbishop Rowan

Dear Archbishop Rowan, Even though I’m not sending Christmas cards this year – ran out of time – you are not go... Read More

Women bishops: Jesus was happy with female apostles. What is the C of E’s problem?

The following article by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch was published in the London Observer on 7 July 2012. At its Gener... Read More


President: Elaine Lindsay
Vice-President(s): Ann Edwards
Collen O'Reilly AM
Secretary: Sandra Kjellgren
Treasurer: Kathleen Toal
General Representative(s): Danni Clark, Melissa Conway, Tanja Hagedorn, Karen Terpstra
Sydney MOW Convenor: Ruth Champion